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500 resources with the concept derivatives

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Rates Problems

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students engage in a lesson that is about the concept of using rates in the context of finding the solution using different types of problems provided in the lesson plan. The lesson includes a review of the strategy to solve problems...
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Exploring Taylor's Integrals

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are introduced to the use of Taylor's polynomials to integrate functions that are not easily integrated by hand. They complete a series of calculations that vary from integrating to finding a Taylor polynomial. Students...
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Related Rates

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students discuss ways solve related rate problems. They work a problem involving an off-shore tanker which is leaking oil. Students listen as the teacher introduces a strategy for solving related rates problems. Students practice by...
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Differential Equations on the TI-92 PLUS

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students identify and familiarize themself with the features and capabilities of the TI-92 Plus calculator. They also find symbolic solutions of differential equations and general solutions or to find particular solutions of...
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Dumbing Down

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students explore the definition and derivation of the popular saying "dumb down." Using worksheets and lecture materials, students provide meanings for the phrase when used in varying contexts. They also consider the derivation of each...
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Street Cred

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Learners explore the definition and derivation of the popular word "cred." Using worksheets and lecture materials, students provide meanings for the word when used in varying contexts and when used as a phrase. They also consider the...
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Keeping Your English Up To Date: Bless

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Pupils explore the definition and derivation of the popular usage of the word bless to talk about sweet or cute things. Using worksheets and lecture materials, students provide meanings for the word "bless" when used in varying contexts.
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Bling and Sound-Symbolic Words

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students explore the definition and derivation of the popular term "bling" and other sound-symbolic words. Using worksheets and lecture materials, students provide meanings for the word "bling" when used in varying contexts. They...
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Frozen in Time

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Take a closer look at increasing and decreasing behavior by zooming in on graphs. An AP® Calculus reference document examines how increasing/decreasing behavior should be considered in terms of intervals rather than points. The resource...
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Differentiability of Piecewise Defined Functions

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Differentiable or not, that is the question. An informational website gives two theorems on the differentiability of piecewise functions at their endpoints. It goes on to apply the theorems to present two solution methods to a past AP®...
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What is a 30¡-60¡-90¡ Triangle?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Is it possible to take an equilateral triangle and cut it in half to make a 30-60-90 special triangle to make it easier to solve a problem? Why yes, of course! It's even possible to find the missing length without using the Pythagorean...
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Bingo: Derivatives, Power Rule, Product Rule, Quotient Rule

For Students 11th - 12th
In this derivatives worksheet, students find the derivative of 25 problems.  Students use the power, product, and quotient rule to find the derivative of various functions.
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"Building a Word Wall" Roots - The Foundation of Language

For Teachers 6th
Students probe the impact of Greek and Latin on the English language in this ten lesson unit. Root words are analyzed for their origins and displayed on a word wall. Inventions are created using the words and placed in a class museum.
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Trigonometric Examples of Integration by Substitution

For Students Higher Ed
In this integration worksheet, students use trigonometric identity and integration by substitution to solve given integrals. This two-page worksheet contains three problems.
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Seeing Is Believing

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students read about AP calculus online. In this calculus lesson, students learn real life usage for calculus. They read about instructors and their experience teaching and incorporating calculus into the real world.
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Exponents and the Quotient Rule

For Students 7th - 8th
In this Exponents and the Quotient Rule worksheet, learners follow the example given to solve 7 multiplication and division of exponents problems.
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Logarithmic Properties

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this logarithmic properties worksheet, learners solve and complete 28 various types of problems. First, they use various log properties to rewrite each function shown. Then, students use implicit differentiation to find each...
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More Integral Exchange: Integration By Parts

For Students Higher Ed
In this integration learning exercise, students explore methods of integration and explore integration by substitution. This two-page learning exercise contains examples, explanations, and six multi-step problems.
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Words with Less Common Derivatives

For Students 5th - 6th
In this derivatives worksheet, students review the definition of derivatives and then some examples. Students then find a derivative on their own for the word oppose and complete activities for its derivative. Students then find...
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Higher Order Derivatives

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
In this math learning exercise, learners explore the concept of higher order derivatives. They also use the example to find the fourth order Taylor expansion.